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Session 6: Grading, Assessment and Evaluation

Instructor: Brian Newberry
Email: newberry@csusb.edu
Phone (909) 537-7630

Goal: To explore issues related to grading, assessment and evaluation of eLearning and to explore some technologies an methods that support grading, assessment and/or evaluation.

 

Procedure

Interaction

Student-Content: Podcast
Student-Instructor: Blogs, Email
Student-Student: Blogs

Media and Links

Grading, Assessment and Evaluation (Word)

Study On The Beach Discussion Forum (Website)

 

Test Tools

http://quizstar.4teachers.org/

http://www.softchalk.com/

http://web.uvic.ca/hrd/hotpot/

http://www.questionwriter.com/

http://www.epistema.com/

http://www.respondus.com/

Blog List (Webpage)

 

Process

1. Read the Grading, Assessment and Evaluation Information.

2. Read Chapter 11 in our text.

3. Visit and register for the Study On The Beach Discussion Forum.

4. Participate in the online discussion of our topic.

5. Create a Test.

6. Create a Rubric or other grading aide.

7. Post a summary of your discussion on your blog.

8. Submit your your test and rubric to your instructor via your blog or other means.

 

Requirements

Discussion:

You are expected to post a minimum of three times during the week. At least one post should be made before Wednesday. In order for a post to count you must do one or more of the following:

1. Respond directly, and appropriately to a question or issue raised by the instructor.

2. Introduce a topic or ask a question related to the topic that extends and enhances the discussion.

3. Respond to another student's topics or questions in ways that provide additional information or resources that add to the quality of the discussion.

You must post a summary of the discussion on your blog.

Test:

You must create an online test or quiz. You may use any method you prefer. You must submit this test to the instructor. The preferred method would be through a link on your blog. However this may not be possible so any other means is acceptable. The submission will be treated as part of your blog post no matter how you submit it.

Rubric:
You must create a rubric or other grading aide. You may use any method you prefer. You must explain the assignment being graded and you must briefly explain the content of the class. You must submit your creation to the instructor. The preferred method would be through a link on your blog. However this may not be possible so any other means is acceptable. The submission will be treated as part of your blog post no matter how you submit it.

 

Evaluation


Each blog post is worth up to 10 points according to the following:

10 points: Post is made before required deadline, is well written, and appropriately addresses any topics raised by the instructor or discovered through your own investigation of course-related topics, response may include the use of graphics, images and/or links to information related to the topics of the course that bring quality content into the course environment.

8 - 9 points: Post is made before required deadline, is well written and adequately addresses any topics raised by the instructor or your own investigation into course-related topics.

0 - 7 points: Post is made late and/or the post is poorly written or inadequately addresses course related topics.